The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Python
Rank 17 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Python 8 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.88% 6.31% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.56% 16.67% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 7 0
Average daily rate
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£400 £405 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.38%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
59 42 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 43.38% 37.84% 56.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 17 24
Average daily rate £375 £405 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +24.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £330 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £374 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £28.50 £30.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.00 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +2.94%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python.

1 31 (96.88%) Security Cleared
2 30 (93.75%) DV Cleared
3 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (84.38%) Perl
5 23 (71.88%) Java
6 20 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 20 (62.50%) OO
6 20 (62.50%) ClearCase
6 20 (62.50%) Subversion
6 20 (62.50%) Ruby
6 20 (62.50%) Bash Shell
7 19 (59.38%) UNIX
8 15 (46.88%) C++
8 15 (46.88%) Release Management
9 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
10 13 (40.63%) Maven
10 13 (40.63%) Ant
10 13 (40.63%) Apache Ivy
11 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
11 12 (37.50%) PHP
11 12 (37.50%) Scrum
11 12 (37.50%) Lua
12 9 (28.13%) Sun
12 9 (28.13%) OOD
12 9 (28.13%) Sun Certification
13 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
14 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
14 7 (21.88%) Rational Functional Tester
14 7 (21.88%) Wireshark
14 7 (21.88%) Test Management

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Python. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.88%) 3G
1 7 (21.88%) 2G
1 7 (21.88%) 2.5G
1 7 (21.88%) Wireshark
1 7 (21.88%) SDH
1 7 (21.88%) TCP/IP
2 6 (18.75%) 4G
3 1 (3.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 20 (62.50%) ClearCase
1 20 (62.50%) Subversion
2 13 (40.63%) Maven
2 13 (40.63%) Ant
2 13 (40.63%) Apache Ivy
3 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 7 (21.88%) Rational Functional Tester
4 7 (21.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (78.13%) Developer
2 15 (46.88%) Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 7 (21.88%) Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
5 5 (15.63%) Python Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) STL
2 5 (15.63%) J2EE
3 4 (12.50%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Client/Server
1 7 (21.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 19 (59.38%) UNIX
2 4 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (62.50%) OO
3 15 (46.88%) Release Management
4 14 (43.75%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (37.50%) Scrum
6 9 (28.13%) OOD
7 7 (21.88%) Test Management
7 7 (21.88%) Functional Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Software Testing
8 5 (15.63%) User Stories
8 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) Configuration Management
9 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Software Engineering
11 2 (6.25%) TDD
11 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) Perl
2 23 (71.88%) Java
3 20 (62.50%) Ruby
3 20 (62.50%) Bash Shell
4 15 (46.88%) C++
5 12 (37.50%) Lua
5 12 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 12 (37.50%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (96.88%) Security Cleared
2 30 (93.75%) DV Cleared
3 9 (28.13%) Sun Certification
4 5 (15.63%) OCPJP
4 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
4 5 (15.63%) ISEB
5 3 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Sun
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